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Drug tally shoots down a racial myth

Whites top city's rising toll from abuse

By Michael Levenson
Globe Staff / March 25, 2006

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A new report by the Boston Public Health Commission explodes the myth that drug abuse is centered in the city's minority communities, indicating that while whites make up half of city residents, they comprise two-thirds to three-fourths of those who have died from drug abuse in recent years. (Full article: 952 words)

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